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The Siege of Boston

Map of the Environs of Boston, by John Almon, drawn at Boston in June 1775, published in London Aug 28 1775. #bostonhistory

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The Siege of Boston

Liberty Tree, illustration published in A. W. Mann's "Walks & Talks About Historic Boston," circa 1917. #americanrevolution #bostonhistory

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Fighting for the Capital: Battle of Brandywine

The Battle of Brandywine was fought September 11, 1777, during the American Revolution. Landing at Head of Elk, Gen. Sir William Howe marched north with the goal of capturing Philadelphia. Opposed by American forces at the Battle of Brandywine, the British won clear victory after turning the enemy flank.

The Siege of Boston

“The Death of General Warren at the Battle of Bunker hill” oil painting by John Trumball circa 1786. #americanrevolution

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The Siege of Boston Had a Safety Net - http://www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com/siege-boston-safety-net/

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The Siege of Boston

“Lord Howe Evacuating Boston” engraving by J. Godfrey circa 1861. #americanrevolution

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